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· February, 2012

Stories about Women & Gender from February, 2012

28 February 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival is My Time

Video Highlights: Defending Human Rights

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia, Western Europe and Sub Saharan Africa selected...

22 February 2012

Guatemala: Speaking Out on the Genocide of Indigenous Women

The 36 year civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,000 women raped: most of the victims were Mayan. Finally, the sexual...

Lebanon: Distortions to the Domestic Violence Draft Law

17 February 2012

Tunisia: Visit of an Egyptian Islamist Preacher Causes Uproar

Wajdi Ghonim, an Egyptian Islamist preacher has recently visited Tunisia, where he gave a series of religious lectures. His visit has been the centre of a heated debate on citizen...

Sao Tome and Principe: Series on Education, Genre, Arts & Culture in Video

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

15 February 2012

Morocco: Student Jailed for Insulting King in Video

A 24 year-old Moroccan student, Abdelsamad Haydour, has been sentenced to three years in jail for criticizing the king of Morocco in a video posted on YouTube. The news of...

China: Cosplay Star Loses Battle With Cancer

14 February 2012

West Papua: A Different Side of the Independence Struggle through Video

A documentary video letter from a woman in West Papua to an Indonesian soldier echoes the stories of many other women in the area. In this case, she asks the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Blogger Karen Walrond is All About Love

Love is so much more layered than the romantic love of Eros; what better gift for Valentine's Day than to talk about love with a Caribbean blogger whose entire mission...

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